18th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 23 - May 2, 2021 Online
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Cryptozoo
United States, 2021 : Canadian Premiere
"CRYPTOZOO is a hallucinogenic original"
- The Hollywood Reporter
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Fearless
United States, 2020 : International Premiere
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Alien On Stage
United Kingdom, 2020 : Canadian Premiere
"An uplifting documentary that will leave you grinning from ear to ear."
- The Hollywood News
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First Date
United States, 2021 : International Premiere
"If Quentin Tarantino made an indie teen comedy, it’d probably resemble this super-fun, fairly bloody spin on the ‘one crazy night’ concept."
- USA Today
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Vinyl Nation
United States, 2020 : Canadian Premiere
"As so many things have become passive or have slipped away from us entirely, VINYL NATION shows why sometimes you just want something to hold onto."
- Detroit News
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Frank & Zed
United States, 2020 : Alberta Premiere
"Wholeheartedly fun...satirically hilarious and viscerally violent."
- PSU Vanguard
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Workhorse Queen
United States, 2021 : Canadian Premiere
"WORKHORSE QUEEN is as incredibly catty, stylish, and entertaining as you could hope."
- Film Threat
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Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story
United Kingdom, 2019 : Alberta Premiere
"This film, this artist, this music, this story: all rare gems…see this film."
- Film Threat
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Fully Realized Humans
United States, 2020
"Leonard and Weixler are skilled at being honest, often in bloody, silly, and strange ways"
- IndieWire
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Heartworn Highways (1976) - Re-Release
United States, 1976
"Sometimes, a documentary maker is present at precisely the right moment to capture lightning in a bottle. It happened with essential punk doc THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION, it happened with Dylan’s DON’T LOOK BACK and it happened with this film."
- Light in the Attic
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Kid Candidate
United States, 2021 : Canadian Premiere
"KID CANDIDATE works as an engaging character study and an insightful examination of city politics."
- That Shelf
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End Of The Line: The Women Of Standing Rock
United States, United Kingdom, 2020 : International Premiere
"A moving, poignant portrait of courage, determination, and tenacity in the face of overwhelming odds and eloquently honors the women who serve as the protest’s oppositional foundation."
- Film Threatreat
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Playdurizm
Czech Republic, 2020 : Canadian Premiere
"A truly fascinating trip that ought to be seen to be believed."
- (re)Search My Trash
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Itchy Fingers
United States, 2020 : International Premiere
"It’s a film unlike any other you’ve ever seen and truly defies whatever genre we think it might be—comedy, drama, thriller."
- Film Threat
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Together Together
United States, 2021 : Canadian Premiere
"A remarkably restrained spin on a “quirky comedy,” celebrating platonic love and the many strange ways that we find family for ourselves — and it’s never quite what you’d expect."
- Vox
  • We couldn’t think of a more deserving winner. Congratulations @thewilsonwong 👏 https://t.co/fvhRgtNewp 8 hours, 53 minutes
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